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Journal Articles & Books
October 2023

This article engages in a comprehensive examination of the intricate dynamics surrounding urban sprawl and land utilization within the peri-urban regions of significant Algerian municipalities, with a specific focus on the city of Oran. 

Reports & Research
July 2023

La Revue annuelle de l’efficacité du développement (ADER) sert de point de référence pour évaluer les progrès réalisés par le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement dans sa contribution au développement de l’Afrique.

Manuals & Guidelines
April 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa

Urban planners are entrusted with the power to make critically important, long-term decisions that determine the future development of cities and towns around the world. The decisions they take shape the urban environment and directly affect the lives and livelihoods of entire communities.

January 2023

African cities are characterized by urbanization, social and economic problems that very often favor crises in the development of their spaces. The city of Bouake, in the center of Côte d'Ivoire, has been experiencing urban sprawl since 1980. This urban sprawl is the result of shortcomings in urban land governance in Côte d'Ivoire following several land reforms.

January 2023

Context and Background: Land is an important resource for human survival as well as that of other living organisms. Despite its importance, there are many problems that come with its management. There are increasing controversies and disputes over the ownership, access, and use of land.

January 2023

Context and backgroundUnsustainable land management practices result in land degradation that threatens the environment and stifles livelihoods.

January 2023

Context and background: Cities in developing world are experiencing rapid urbanization characterized by rapid population growth. Tanzania like many other most of urban areas face poor public transport which force city dwellers to use alternative transport including walking.

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